UC Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 7)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for UC Santa Cruz. (Page 7)

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  1. Housing Authority names Jennifer Panetta executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... ground last week. Eligibility review for prospective residents is expected to begin late this year. She is a UC Santa Cruz alum with a bachelor's degree in social psychology and a master's of public administration with an emphasis on program ...


  2. WSJ Weekend Interview Mike Cagney, SoFi. The Uberization of BankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Andy Kessler

    In this city's crowded financial district you'll find aWells Fargo Bank branch with an antique stagecoach inside. But I was interested in talking with a former Wells Fargo employee, so I headed elsewhere, to SoFi, a "fintech"-financial technology-company doing its best to turn the banking system upside down.


  3. Beach Flats Gardeners Demand City Council Keep Their PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Indybay.org

    ... escape clause for Seaside Company, and thus does not provide long term security for the garden." Students at UC Santa Cruz advocating for the gardeners and the garden declare, "It is time to turn up the heat! The city broke their agreements about ...


  4. Why Some Women Are Likely to Have TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | LiveScience

    Twins tend to run in families, and now researchers have identified two genes that make women more likely to conceive nonidentical twins. "There's an enormous interest in twins, and in why some women have twins while others don't," study co-author Dorret Boomsma, a biological psychologist at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, said in a statement.


  5. Etiquette expert advises professionals at Cabrillo workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... as eye contact, mingling and graceful conversations - is to make others feel at ease, said Clifton, a former UC Santa Cruz fundraising director who trained at the Protocol School of Washington . For example, she listed good topics for business small ...


  6. Veggie, flower starts galore at annual plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> With winter rains and April showers greening yards and moistening garden beds, the UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden's Spring Plant Sale comes at the perfect time. Gardeners can choose from the region's largest collection of organically grown vegetable, herb, and flower starts along with a wide variety of landscape plants.


  7. Wanting Heart: Hilary Hahn at DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | SF Classical Voice

    ... been better placed earlier in the program. Rebecca Wishnia recently earned her master's degree in violin from UC Santa Cruz, where she studied with Roy Malan. A passionate chamber musician, she has performed in a variety of ensembles around the Bay ...


  8. Nation's Report Card spells trouble for math and reading among high school seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KION 46

    ... and abilities to make them academically prepared for college. "It means that all of us need to do better," UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal said. "We need to do better in colleges and universities in that, when students arrive, even if ...


  9. Scientists Establish First Map of the Sea Lion BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Bioscience Technology

    Rio is a California sea lion who can solve IQ tests that many people have trouble passing. In fact, she is so smart that scientists at the Long Marine Lab at the University of California, Santa Cruz designed a series of tests that prove she is the first animal besides humans that can use basic logic .


  10. An illustration of a T. rex head in a storm.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Live Science

    Apologies to people keen on reviving extinct dinosaurs, but researchers have never recovered dinosaur DNA, which is necessary for cloning. But, intriguingly, they have found fragments of mystery DNA in dinosaur bone, experts told Live Science.


  11. Major push from presidential candidates for CA votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | KSBW-TV

    ... But Sanders supporters aren't giving up hope after Tuesday night's win in Rhode Island. Sanders supporter and UC Santa Cruz student Kevin Le created "Imagine Bernie." He's working with multiple college campus groups. "We have a Santa Cruz for Bernie ...


  12. UC Santa Cruz chancellor outlines pathways to higher edRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    UC Santa Cruz mascot Sammy the Slug makes an appearance at North Monterey County High School Wednesday as part of Achieve UC. CASTROVILLE >> When UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal and Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Michelle Whittingham addressed an assembly of North Monterey County High School students Wednesday, both drew on humble roots to inspire the dream of higher education.


  13. Economic summit puts regional development in crosshairs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Monterey County Weekly

    Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Gary Griggs, earth sciences professor at UC Santa Cruz, discuss the "blue economy" of Monterey Bay. Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Gary Griggs, earth sciences professor at UC Santa Cruz, discuss the "blue economy" of Monterey Bay.


  14. Earth Gets Greener as Globe Gets HotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Live Science

    The surface area of the Earth covered by leafy green vegetation has increased dramatically over the last several decades, thanks to excess carbon emissions. But the green shoots aren't necessarily a good thing; they are harbingers of more worrisome impacts of climate change, like sea level rise and glacier met.


  15. Where Ita s At: Sky Countrya s Nico Georis looks to the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    ... also plays solo piano 7-9 p.m. Sundays at Mundaka. The band will be doing a live in-studio appearance at UC Santa Cruz radio station KZSC between 11 a.m. and noon Saturday. “We're calling the music California rock 'n' roll. ... Everyone in ...


  16. Rick Schroeder hired as new Aquinas Volleyball CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... team for two seasons until he was hampered by injuries. He continued his involvement in the program at UC Santa Cruz as a volunteer coach, helping the team to a #2 ranking in the NCAA Division III polls. His collegiate coaching continued on the west ...


  17. How the first nucleotides might have formed on EarthRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Chemical & Engineering News

    An ongoing challenge for researchers who are studying the origins of life is figuring out how biopolymers such as DNA and RNA might have formed in the first place. In the case of RNA, a candidate for the first genetic material , researchers have observed the formation of its constituent bases and sugars under model early Earth conditions .


  18. Pizarro: San Jose City Hall falcons have a boy and a girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Glenn Stewart, director of the University of California Santa Cruz's Predatory Bird Research Group, stands next to his climbing gear at San Jose City Hall after banding two Peregrine Falcon chicks in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. In what's become San Jose's version of Groundhog Day for the past decade, falcon expert Glenn Stewart donned his climbing gear Tuesday morning and rappelled down to the City Hall nest of peregrine falcons Clara and Fernando el Cohete.


  19. Los Gatos, Saratoga: West Valley will host 4th annual Earth Stewardship SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Experts in the fields of fine art, fashion design and biomimicry are coming together for a symposium at West Valley College on how communities and individuals around the world are reacting to changing environments. The Earth Stewardship Symposium takes place April 22 and will seek to inform people about climate change and sustainability through film screenings, lectures and panel discussions.


  20. UC-Santa Cruz Grad Dies In Pacifica Crash On Highway 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Patch.com

    A man who died early Tuesday morning when he crashed into a rock embankment along state Highway 1 near Pacifica was identified as a graduate of the University of California-Santa Cruz. 24-year-old Sergio Klor De Alva, now an Oakland resident, was identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office.